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September 20, 2017

InnovateMass Funds Cutting-Edge Tech

On September 25, MassCEC will launch the next round of our InnovateMass program, which awards startup companies up to $250,000 to help test ideas and bring products to the marketplace. We’re looking for the best and brightest to apply to our latest round of funding, so we wanted to tell you a bit... READ THE FULL POST

August 22, 2017

Hydropower Comes to Belchertown

A water pipeline and conduit hydropower turbine project was recently completed for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) and the McLaughlin Fish Hatchery in Belchertown. Funded by grants from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Executive Office of... READ THE FULL POST

July 25, 2017

A Rising Star

If you didn’t have a chance to attend this year’s New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) event, you certainly missed a star-studded night. In April, several hundred NEWIEE members and guests convened for the ... READ THE FULL POST

June 28, 2017

States and Cities Taking Charge

In May Clean Edge released its eighth annual 2017 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, which analyzes and tracks clean energy related activity in both states and cities in the U.S. The Index offers rankings and scores for each of the 50 states, as well as the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan statistical... READ THE FULL POST

June 21, 2017

Solarize Mass Closes Out Successful 2016 Campaign

Upton concluded its Solarize Massachusetts campaign on May 31, therefore successfully wrapping up the 2016 Solarize Mass program. Thanks to the program, twelve participating communities have signed contracts for 549 systems representing 3,988 kW worth of solar capacity in 2016. Additionally, five... READ THE FULL POST

June 12, 2017

Heat Local

Michael Snyder, Vermont’s Commissioner of Forestry, Parks, and Recreation, had a counter-intuitive message at this year’s Northeast Biomass Heating Expo: We’re going to save forests by cutting... READ THE FULL POST

May 08, 2017

Perhaps a Solution to our CO2 Problems?

It seems that every other day we hear some news about the staggering amounts of CO2 entering our atmosphere and the impending consequences of climate change it may have on our environment. Currently the levels of CO2 in our atmosphere are the... READ THE FULL POST

May 05, 2017

2017 Solarize Mass and Mass Solar Connect Programs Launched

A windy, yet sunny afternoon on April 19 marked the launch of two MassCEC solar group purchasing programs, Solarize Mass 2017 and Mass Solar Connect. MassCEC and DOER representatives, as well as officials from the participating communities and organizations gathered in Brown Square in Newburyport... READ THE FULL POST

May 02, 2017

MassCEC Rekindles 2017 Round of the Woodstove Change-Out Program

To some, woodstoves seem old-fashioned and conjure up images of Grandma’s house in the woods, but to others, they are a critical source of heat through bitterly cold Massachusetts winters. To MassCEC, wood and pellet stoves are part of an innovative industry and an opportunity to support clean... READ THE FULL POST

April 12, 2017

MAtCH: Swiss Incubator ready for Top MA Startups

Do you or anyone in your network know a start-up that would like to travel abroad and become immersed in Europe’s advanced cleantech ecosystem? Look no further than Switzerland, as MAtCH is the program for you. While a major effort at MassCEC is to grow the economy in Massachusetts through clean... READ THE FULL POST

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